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Elke Bergeron shows you how to design and sew a versatile vintage-style tote, which can be worn off the shoulder or as a cross body bag. You will learn how to work with feedsack fabric, add a touch of canvas ticking for reinforcement, sew together a linen lining, and create leather straps. Add brass rivets and clips, and you will have your very own sturdy, handmade bag.

Elke Bergeron shows you how to design and sew a versatile vintage-style tote, which can be worn off the shoulder or as a cross body bag. You will learn how to work with feedsack fabric, add a touch of canvas ticking for reinforcement, sew together a linen

Want to learn more about hand sewing leather? Discover a few tips and tricks in this recent article on Martha Stewart by leatherworker Jim Linnell!

The Best Way to Sew Leather Is Actually By Hand! Here's How Not only is it personally gratifying to hand-sew leather, but this manual technique also offers a stronger suture than the traditional lock stitch created by sewing machines.

20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags with Lisa Lam

Looking for sewing project inspiration? Check out Leather Messenger Bag with Rivets by member Marlysrae.

Upcycling A Leather Coat into a DIY Leather Bag: #12MonthsofDIY. Follow the detailed step-by-step instructions to see how an old men's genuine leather jacket with a broken zipper was repurposed into a useful, edgy and stylish lined handbag. An easy weekend sewing project. — SUSTAIN MY CRAFT HABIT

A dated leather jacket gets a new purpose in life as a useful, edgy and beautiful new DIY bag. This one-of-a-kind upcycled handbag is a great weekend sewing project.